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Hospitality Pest Control After Lockdown

At long last it seems as if lockdowns are (hopefully) behind us. Unfortunately, this isn’t the end of it. With many businesses having been closed for extended periods of time, these are a number of new issues to deal with. These include the fact that pests have used the time to multiply and cause damage. This is especially true in the case of the hospitality industry. But what do businesses need to do about hospitality pest control and the long term effects of coronavirus pest problems after lockdown?

The importance of hospitality pest control now

There isn’t a single business that hasn’t been affected by coronavirus. Whether this is a decrease in customers, or your business being shut down. But the sector that has been hit the hardest is the hospitality industry. Businesses such as pubs, clubs, hotels and restaurants have been dealt a death blow and many may never recover.

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One of the many issues that these surviving businesses now face is dealing with hospitality pest control. You see, pests are attracted by two things. These are food and places where they can live without being disturbed by humans. What this basically means is that pests have swarmed over locked up hospitality businesses during the pandemic.

Say, for example, that you own a restaurant. It’s more than likely that you have food supplies stored. It’s also more than likely that you had to close up quickly under stressful circumstances without considering the impact of pests. The fact is though, that many businesses have suffered full scale pest invasions. Some business owners have come back to find their food stores destroyed, with pests ike cockroaches and rodents swarming across the building.

Solutions for the hospitality sector

If you find yourself in a similar situation, you’re going to need some kind of post pandemic pest control measures. This is vitally important when reopening your business. You obviously want everything spick and span when customers come back.

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It’s critical that you remove all pests, otherwise this could reflect poorly on your business. Also bear in mind that pests spread diseases, and this can harm the health of returning customers.

If you’re currently dealing with this issue, then our London pest control team is standing by to help with your hospitality pest control. We have the capacity to handle even the most severe issues. Not only that, we also provide 24/7 emergency pest control. Even if you’re not reopening yet, feel free to give us a call. Remember, the survival of your business depends on successful reopening your business. Do not allow anything to stand in the way of this, especially pests.


Sally has been writing on the subject of pest control for 4 years. She always carries out extensive and in depth research and always tries to bring you the most up to date, interesting topics.

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